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Playing With: No Sell
Basic Trope: A character can ignore someone's powers or doesn't take any visible damage.
  • Straight: Bob lands every hit he can on Emperor Evulz, but Emperor Evulz keeps going.
  • Exaggerated: Bob uses almost all of his most powerful abilities to defeat Emperor Evulz. Emperor Evulz dusts himself off and laughs that Bob still didn't damage him.
  • Downplayed: Emperor Evulz is hurt, but he's just very good at making it seem like he hasn't been.
  • Justified: Evulz' ability is that he is incredibly resilient.
  • Inverted: Bob kills Evulz simply by lightly touching him.
  • Subverted: Evulz is actually knocked down by all of Bob's efforts.
  • Double Subverted: ...And then Evulz gets up again.
  • Parodied: Bob hits Evulz with a sledgehammer. The sledgehammer crumbles into dust.
  • Zig Zagged: Evulz is immune to Bob's gun, but not his fists, but is immune to all of Bob's special powers and moves...except the Dangerous Forbidden Technique.
  • Averted: The trope is not used, implied, or mentioned at all, and there may or may not be a situation where it would be possible.
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